Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:12
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 125
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 495
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 641
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 695
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$248
MaxC: 1961 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
70% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 194
Parallax 223
67% 213 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 203
Splatting 159
76% 169 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
182GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 405
Mixed 414
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 22
153% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 44.5
108% 226 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$106
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 10,921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,031
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